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Vic Biorseth, Saturday, June
Is reality - existence itself - all self grounded?
The "Big Bang" is now being disapproved by "scientists", because ... well, because it points to matter being created out of nothing, which points to an immaterial creator.
Can't have that.
Note that disapproved is not disproved. It is simply out of favor. Secularized science today is obsessed with the notion of self-grounded existence. It is an obsession, and this obsession is the reason I consider "scientific" atheism to be a mental illness.
Figures like Richard Dawkins and Stephen Hawking evangelize the world into their own obsession through flawed education. Formal education is already infected with Cultural Marxism and associated "scientific" falsehoods, historical falsehoods and false catastrophic environmental crises all aimed at centralizing political power through purposely mal-educated and frightened citizenry.
So the Big Bang is out. Does that mean that the universe is not expanding any more? Well, no, ... not quite.
Does that mean that all the calculations of the age of the universe, based on that one certain point from which everything in the universe is rapidly expanding away from? Well, no, ... not quite.
So then, what does it mean?
It means that, because the math blows up at the singularity, and at the event horizon of a black hole, the theory can't be correct, because math is the one absolutely perfect, precise science; it cannot "blow up". If a theory cannot be calculated, the theory cannot be correct.
Math is absolute; anything beyond math is transcendent and extra or super natural, and incalculable. And that simply cannot be. If the formula blows up, the formula is wrong. Good formulae do not blow up.
So say the wizards of smart.
But what's really behind the "scientific" disapproval of Big Bang theory is transcendence itself. The very idea of a transcendent being or unnatural cause of - everything. And anything. If God cannot be calculated, then God does not exist. See?
Matter always was and always will be. There's just some knowledge about it that we don't possess yet, but we will; we will; some day, we will.
So the universe is a self-contained and self-explaining system, containing untold millions and billions of of other self-contained and self-explaining systems, all of which are or will be calculable and understandable by science. That's what science is for.
The premise seems to be that only mathematics is "true".
But, if only math is "true", can they prove it?
Are physics, chemistry, mathematics, etc., gods, or altars to gods? Is a mathematical formula a liturgy? Are scientists priests, or are they gods? What modern science seems to be saying is that science is the center and font of all truth; not God. They displace God. Does that not mean they replace Him? Where is the creed, or the catechism, or the explanation for this religion? How does it work?
I see a danger here of men beginning to worship themselves.
This pure science thinking started with the Enlightenment and Modernism, and got it's first real "scientific" boost from Darwinism. Evolution of species, unproven to this very day, is the "scientific" basis for belief in self-contained and self-grounded systems. From there it spread to self-explained systems of human consciousness, through the silly belief system of Freudianism. From there it spread to self-explained systems of social and socio-economic consciousness, through the silly belief system of Marxism.
But all of this is pseudo-science. It is Scientism, which is much more of a faith-based or religious belief system than actual science.
Scientists who are convinced and zealous atheists have an obsessive need to produce explanations for systems that preclude any transcendent creator or being. They want to explain both the beginning and the development of complex systems, such as the universe, such as the atom, such as complex compounds, such as the living cell, such as the human being, through "nature" alone. Without considering the beginning of nature itself, of course; that's why the new "always was and always will be" latest explanation of everything.
What they completely overlook, or distract attention from, is:
Things break down. They become more simple, not more complex.
Life, for instance. Living beings.
New species are believed to evolve from chance favorable mutation.
But mutation, in every case, produces less genetic material than it began with, not more. That means the mutant form is more simple, not more complex, than the parent form. Devolution, rather than evolution. The more mutation occurs, the less change in generations is possible, because there is always less genetic material for nature to work with, never more.
So, if Darwin's theory is true, where did complexity originate?
What pure materialism points to is pointless, purposeless, accidental existence, with no origination. It just always was and always will be. It forces a replacement of morality with "values", and "values" are determined in a purely utilitarian fashion. A thing, or a person, either has utility - some form of usefulness - or it does not.
Currently, we are all worried about the advance of moral relativism. In the complete absence of belief in God and in God's Law, moral relativism should be the least of our worries. Pure material utilitarianism enables the worst forms of human barbarity to come to the forefront. "Secular Humanism" is small potatoes. And we've been here before, but we haven't learned from the history of the gulags, the state terror, the famines, the camps, the slave labor, the ovens, the mass murder, etc.
I'm not saying that's what our most famous and prominent scientists are driving at. I'm just saying that's what Marxism is using them to accomplish.
Today, thanks to the preeminence of material science over Judaeo-Christian belief, we see people "identifying" as other than whatever they are, and our government supporting their "right" to pretend to be other than whatever they are, and punishing us for not pretending that they are other than whatever they are.
Just as Marxocrat politicians pretend to be (or "Identify" as) pro-Americans, and just as Republicrats pretend to be (or "identify" as) conservatives, and just as not a few mortal enemies of Jesus Christ and His Church pretend to be (or "identify" as) Roman Catholic Bishops.
Look around at how many grown, educated adults are wringing their hands and worrying about how to solve the newly discovered problem of transgenderism, and how to accommodate all the exponentially multiplying varieties.
They actually believe it.
And it all started with one little lie ...
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